National Prevention Strategy: America’s Plan for Better Health and Wellness

Prevention should be woven into all aspects of our lives, including where and how we live, learn, work and play. Everyone—government, businesses, educators, health care institutions, communities and every single American—has a role in creating a healthier nation. The National Prevention Strategy is a comprehensive plan that will help increase the number of Americans who […]

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NIH Monitoring the Future survey shows use of most illicit substances down, but past year marijuana use relatively stable

The 2016 Monitoring the Future (MTF) annual survey results released today from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reflect changing teen behaviors and choices in a social media-infused world. The results show a continued long-term decline in the use of many illicit substances, including marijuana, as well as alcohol, tobacco, and misuse of some prescription […]

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Douglas Community Coalition Upcoming Events

Douglas community coalition is a group of community members working together to better our community, supporting existing community projects, reinforcing communication and working together on topics of common interest. Upcoming events include:  Thursday, December 13th there will be a coalition meeting at 12:30 p at Mana Restaurant on 1030 19th street Douglas, AZ 85607 Saturday […]

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BASIS NORTH GSA & Y.E.L.L. Coalition Present: G.S.A. Networking Event and Rent Performance

Friday, December 16th GSA Networking Event 3:30- 6:00 followed by Rent Doors at 6:00PM, Curtain at 6:30PM *Rent includes mature content and themes. Parental discretion advised. Download flyer for YELL Rent Production (PDF) For more information: Summer Dawn Bethea YELL/HYPE Health Education Specialist Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation 375 South Euclid Avenue Tucson, AZ 85719 (520)547-6118 […]

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Upcoming Events for the Be Awesome Youth Coalition

The Be Awesome Youth Coalition’s mission is to reduce youth substance abuse in Maricopa by creating opportunities for public and private entities to work together utilizing evidence based strategies, directly impacting factors contributing to local youth substance abuse. In 2017, the following events are scheduled: General Meetings: 10-11:30 Every third Saturday of the month (accept […]

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Upcoming events for Impact Sierra Vista

IMPACT Sierra Vista’s mission is to promote the health and wellbeing of our youth by encouraging positive decision-making through local community based collaborations and networking. The following events are scheduled in January of 2017: January 10th 2017 6:30pm-7:30pm Hooked 2 Movie Rx Prescription Drugs abuse and misuse viewing at Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus, Student […]

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Learn about Dispose A Med in Pima County

Dispose A Med is comprised of concerned citizens like yourself focused on minimizing the abuse of prescription medications amongst teens and preventing accidental drug poisonings of children and the elderly. By providing a safe and effective method of drug disposal, the Dispose A Med program minimizes the introduction of pollutants into our environment and helps insure […]

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